Definition of 'overcome'
- win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "She conquered here fear of mice"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
Synonyms: get the better of defeat
- get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
Synonyms: get over subdue surmount master
- overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
Synonyms: overwhelm overpower sweep over whelm overtake
- overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome; "Heart disease can get the best of us"
Synonyms: get the best have the best